The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank - 50 51
Contract jobs citing System Testing 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.53% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.35 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-67.06% +22.95%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
481 378 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.59% 76.67% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 201 158
Average daily rate £400 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £276 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 58
Average hourly rate £32.65 £30.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.83% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £41.95 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Essex region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Essex region.

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex